Configurator Will Shorten Design for Strainers and Valves
August 17, 2010 - Austin, TX -- Citius Corporation announced today that Mueller Steam Specialty has selected their KBMax configurator software. Mueller Steam Specialty, a Watts Water Technology Inc. company, is the world’s largest supplier of strainers and the number one provider of specialty products serving the valve industry. Mueller Steam Specialty will use KBMax to automate design functionality on multiple strainer and valve product lines. KBMax will greatly reduce engineering lead times for these customized products.
Manufacturers like Mueller Steam Specialty depend on customization for profitability, but customization can be costly and time consuming. KBMax automation saves time and money for custom manufacturers by allowing users to create design, BOM, and pricing rules that govern product lines. Custom products can be quickly configured by selecting options in the KBMax interface, which can automate required deliverables like CAD Models and Drawings, BOMs, Price Quotes, and much more.
“The Mueller engineering team is excited about using the Citius Configurator,” said Pedro Lopez, Engineering Manager of Mueller Steam Specialty. “We think KBMax will greatly reduce design costs and times for our wide range of specialty strainers and valves.”
“Our KBMax Configurator is a great fit for Mueller’s many product offerings,” said Citius Chief Technical Officer Kevin Bennett. “We look forward to a strong relationship with an industry leader.”
About Citius Corporation
Citius Corporation is a design and engineering productivity software company based in Austin, TX that is engaged in the development and sales of Knowledge Based Engineering and Configurator software products and services.
About Mueller Steam Specialty
Mueller Steam Specialty is the world’s largest supplier of strainers and the number one provider of specialty products serving the valve industry. Mueller became a part of the Watts Water Technologies, Inc. family of companies in 2005. Mueller Steam Specialty brand strainers and valves continue to be the premier products of their kind in the marketplace.